In 1986, Top Gun became a surprise hit with nearly $356 million earned at the box office. More importantly, it also shed some light on naval aviation. With the highly anticipated 2019 sequel Top Gun: Maverick headed our way, we take a look at some tidbits about the classic film.
Revving Up Your Engine
“Danger Zone” is one of the most popular songs from the film. Before Kenny Loggins was involved, the songwriters had a small list of possible music acts. Toto, Corey Hart, REO Speedwagon, and Bryan Adams were all asked to provide vocals.